Perron, Bernard

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Chercheur·e NT2
Bernard Perron is Full Professor of Cinema at the University of Montreal.  He has co-edited The Video Game Theory Reader 1 (Routledge, 2003), The Video Game Theory Reader 2 (Routledge, 2008), Figures de violence (L’Harmattan, 2012) as well as The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies (2014). He has edited Horror Video Games: Essays on the Fusion of Fear and Play (McFarland, 2009).  He has also written Silent Hill: The Terror Engine (The University of Michigan Press, 2012) in The Landmark Video Games book series he is co-editing.  His research and writings concentrate on video games, interactive cinema, the horror genre, and on narration, cognition, and the ludic dimension of narrative cinema.  More information can be found at his research team website,